What is an Internal Medicine-Pediatrics (Med-Peds) physician?

Have you heard the term Med-Peds physician and wondered what it means? Here is a quick overview of the unique training this specialty provides. What is an Internal Medicine-Pediatrics (Med-Peds) physician? A Med-Peds physician completes training in both Internal Medicine (adult medicine) and Pediatrics, and they are held to the same requirements as doctors who complete training in either specialty....

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Happy 4th of July from The Iowa Clinic

As we celebrate our nation’s birthday, let’s remember to celebrate the men and women who protect our freedom. Thank you for your service. Happy 4th of July from The Iowa Clinic

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Fireworks Safety

10 Firework Safety Tips in Honor of Iowa’s New Legislation There are new laws this Fourth of July that allow Iowans to go above and beyond the typical sparkler festivities: If you are over the age of 18 you can buy and use consumer grade fireworks from June 1st to July 8th and from December 10th to January 3rd. Some...

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Schedule Your Child’s Back to School Physical Now

Parents – it’s time to schedule your child’s back to school physical! Our Waukee Family Medicine physician, Dr. Jonathan Crosbie talks about the importance of scheduling your kid’s back to school physical early in the summer. With the school year coming to an end, no kid wants to start thinking about August and the next school year.  But it is...

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Sleep Apnea: The Importance of Treatment

It was recently released that Hollywood icon, Carrie Fisher died from a combination of factors, including sleep apnea – a reminder of how serious this disorder can be. What is Sleep Apnea? Obstructive sleep apnea is the recurrent obstruction of the upper airway during sleep. It is the most common cause of sleep deprivation and is a potentially life-threatening disorder....

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Men’s Health Stats You Need to Know

It’s Men’s Health Month, and we’re exploring a few staggering men’s health statistics. Internal Medicine physician, Dr. Narasimha Palagummi, urges men to make their health a priority, “It’s time to take control of your health and get your yearly physical.” Getting your annual exam could save your life. Did you know: 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate...

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Free Vein Screenings

The Iowa Clinic Vein Therapy Center is offering free vein screenings July 18 and 19. Are you on your feet all day? Do you experience discomfort, leg pain or swelling? Do you have varicose veins, spider veins or bulging veins? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above, you could benefit from a vein screening. The underlying cause of...

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Summer Safety Tips

Summer is in session! We know kids are involved in a number of activities during the summer months and it can be nearly impossible to prevent injuries. The Iowa Clinic has a dedicated team of Pediatricians and Family Medicine providers offering same and next day appointments to help your family get through the busy summer months. And for things that...

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Heat Safety Awareness Day – Tips to Beat the Heat

Today is Heat Safety Awareness Day, and while temperatures are still quite mild in Central Iowa, the summer heat is right around the corner. So, how can you beat the heat? Dr. Danney Drewry, Internal Medicine physician with The Iowa Clinic, discusses signs of heatstroke everyone should be aware of and quick tips to stay cool for the summer. What...

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5 Things You Should Know About Dry Needling

Dry needling isn’t a new physical therapy technique, but it is new to Iowa having just been passed as an approved treatment in 2016. So, what is it and how can it help you? Iowa Clinic physical therapist, Tony Moore, PT, DPT, CMPT (Certified Manual Physical Therapist), CMTPT (Certified Manual Trigger Point Therapist) discusses five things you should know about...

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